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An enterprise data privacy compliance primer

Posted on February 1, 2014 in Articles | by

Over the past decade, enterprise data privacy has undergone a monumental shift in focus and motivation. Data privacy was originally driven by an organization’s ethical commitment to protecting information about customers and third parties and organizations were largely left to their own devices to develop a set of sound privacy controls that adequately safeguarded sensitive information about individuals. After a series of high profile data privacy breaches, government and regulators have stepped in and created a series of mandates that strictly regulate how organizations may handle a variety of sensitive information. In this tip, we examine the legal and regulatory environment surrounding data privacy in the United States as well as offer some advice on building a privacy framework that facilitates compliance with these obligations.

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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